Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park

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Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park
Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park is located in Iowa
Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park
Location Junction of Mill and Stone, Clermont, Iowa
Coordinates 43°0′13″N 91°39′53″W / 43.00361°N 91.66472°W / 43.00361; -91.66472Coordinates: 43°0′13″N 91°39′53″W / 43.00361°N 91.66472°W / 43.00361; -91.66472
Built 1902
Architect George Edwin Bissell
Governing body Private
NRHP Reference # 00001197 [1]
Added to NRHP October 30, 2000

Abraham Lincoln Statue and Park is an historic property located in Clermont, Iowa, United States. The statue was erected in 1902, and the property was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000.[1] It is also referred to as the Bissell Statue after the artist who created it, George Edwin Bissell.[1][2] The statue is a duplicate of a statue of Lincoln that was erected in Edinburgh, Scotland. The following inscription is on the statue's granite base: “Erected in 1902 in memory of soldiers and sailors of the Civil War, 1861-1865.”[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "National Register Information System". National Register of Historic Places. National Park Service. 2009-03-13. 
  2. ^ a b "History". Clermont, Iowa. Retrieved 2011-03-15.